83 per cent candidates flunked the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) 2017 exam. Only 17 per cent of the candidates have cleared the BSEB TET 2017. A total of 168,700 candidates had appeared for the BSEB TET 2017 but only 7,038 (16.36 percent) managed to pass for teachers’ job for class 1 to class 5.
The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Thursday declared the results of the TET exam on the official website bsebonline.net. The exam was conducted in July 2017 at 348 centers and the results were declared by BSEB chief, Anand Kishore. Anand Kishore said that the BSEB TET was conducted for teachers’ post for class 1 to class 12 in Bihar schools.
For class 6 to class 8, a total of 1,68,700 candidates appeared for the same exam but only 30,113 (17.84 percent) managed to pass.
The cutoff percentage for the general category candidates has been kept at 60 per cent. For backward class candidates, it was kept at 55 per cent and 50 percent for the candidates from SC-ST category. The Bihar Board had received 37,615 applications for paper 1 and 181,236 applications for paper 2.